Unveiled today in a press release is the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR. According to the release, this is the fastest street-legal Viper track car ever created.
The main focus of the new Viper ACR is its aerodynamics. The Extreme Aero Package installed on the car includes an adjustable dual-element rear wing, rear carbon fiber diffuser, SRT hood with removable louvers, detachable extension for the front splitter and four dive planes. This results in nearly 1 ton of downforce at the car’s top speed of 177 mph.
Being a track car, braking is important. This is why the new Viper ACR has new Brembo Carbon Ceramic Matrix brakes that use 15.4-inch two-piece front rotors and 14.2-inch two-piece rear rotors. These have the largest brake pad area ever used on a Viper.
(Related: Dodge Launches New Viper Site)
Powering this striking Viper is an 8.4-liter V10 engine that is rated at 645 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque. This is the most torque of any naturally aspirated sport-car engine in the world, according to the press release. Additionally, Dodge has added new exhaust tips to the side-mounted exhaust pipes in order to reduce exhaust pressure. And, of course, mated to this engine is a Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual transmission.
The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR will go on sale in the third quarter of 2015.
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